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Here are the major headlines for Friday, October 20, 2017

ThisDay

  • SEC Appoints Deloitte to Lead Forensic Audit of Oando as Firm’s…
  • Adeosun: 77% of Nigeria’s N19tn Debt is from Domestic Market
  • FG Promises to Release Names of Suspected Looters Soon
  • Kidnapping Kingpin, Evans, Accomplices Change Plea to Not Guilty
  • Nigerian Lenders Appoint Barclays to Find New Investors for 9mobile
  • Shell Lifts Force Majeure on Bonny Light Exports
  • NIMASA Appeals NLNG $315.5m Judgment Debt
  • NEC Constitutes Committee of Six Govs to Drive Industrialisation
  • Obasanjo, IG to Inaugurate Abuja’s Upscale River Park Estate
  • Dogara: Restructuring Not Achievable without Constitution Amendment
  • Ijaw Youths, Security Agencies Partner to Fish out Kidnappers of Four Britons
  • Obiano Finally Opens up, Alleges Obi Demanded N7.5bn for Sponsoring His Election
  • Buhari Strikes Fresh Deal with Turkish President on Counter-terrorism
  • EFCC’s Move to Seize Patience Jonathan’s Property Stalled
  • Lagos, Kano, Rivers Lead in Prison Population
  • FG Arraigns Senator Misau for Making False Allegations against IG
  • Crisis Hits Abia Judiciary as Parallel State Judicial Commission Jostles for Power
  • NEMA Workers Embark on Strike, Demand DG’s Sack
  • Bafarawa, Son Lose Bid to Separate Trial from Dasuki
  • Jonathan Greets Gowon at 83
  • Gas Flaring: House Probes Non Payment of Penalties, Compensation by Oil Firms
  • Journalists Petition Commissioner of Police over Harassment of Vendors
  • Former Air Chief Umar, Spent Funds on Laudable Projects, Witness Tells Court
  • Court Adjourns Bank’s Suit against Oduah to Nov 8
  • Discos Advised to Engage States Judicial, Lawmakers over Revenue Losses
  • Ayade Swears-in Justice Edem as C’River Chief Judge
  • Delta Records Five Suspected Cases of Monkey Pox
  • Nebo: How FG Saved PHCN Privatisation from Powerful Deep-rooted Interests
  • Witness Reveals N1.4bn was Allegedly Diverted for National Prayers by ONSA under Dasuki
  • Super Eagles’ Ekong, Mikel Meet Buhari in Turkey
  • Waldrum Replaces Omagbemi as Falcons Coach
  • Dangote Cement Mulls Eurobond Issue
  • Dozie Joins Global Leaders at Summit on Financial Inclusion for Women
  • Sigma Pensions Unveils New Product for Clients
  • Coronation Merchant Bank Named ‘Merchant Bank of the Year’

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Sun

  • NEMA workers suspend strike, reopen offices nationwide
  • 2019: Lamido confers with Abdulsalami Abubakar
  • FG moves to name looters
  • Paris Club refund: Senate moves to probe Buhari
  • N120bn bribery allegation: Misau docked, granted N5m bail
  • Why I refused to pay Obi –Gov. Obiano
  • Evans, gang make u-turn
  • Anambra guber: Things that stand Obiano out
  • About 1,000 Nigerians in Thailand prison –Ambassador
  • Railway modernisation: FG to borrow $36bn
  • $1.2bn debt: 13 banks hire Barclays to find new investors for 9mobile
  • Tax Holiday: NIMASA heads to Appeal Court
  • “The Gods Are Not to Blame” shows in Abuja
  • Nigeria among worst places to do business –LCCI
  • Paris Club refund: Senate moves to probe Buhari
  • FG moves to name looters
  • No alternative to the UN, Putin says
  • Islamic State commanders flee from Syria into Turkey, monitor says
  • PDP needs democratic chairman – Jonathan
  • Anambra guber : Vote Obiano without violence, APGA tells electorate
  • AITEO’s FIFA invitation excites Pinnick
  • NFF approves N6.3bn budget for 2018
  • Eagles stars meet Buhari at D-8 Summit
  • Two months after, family of slain APC member demands justice
  • Why I rap in Igbo fused with Pidgin English –Nigga Raw

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • Nigeria seeks $36 billion to complete railway projects
  • ‘Dalung’s fund request for Super Eagles a scam’
  • FG gets $29 billion from SPDC as NDDC gulps $1.8b in four years
  • Three million Americans carry a handgun daily
  • NEMA resolves workers’ issues, ends strike
  • Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95 bn: Swiss Re estimate
  • Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock, port congestions
  • FG arraigns Misau over alleged false claims against IGP, others
  • ‘How injustice, others fuel separatist agitations’
  • Nigeria, Turkey plan joint move against terrorism
  • Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation
  • Pogba on comeback trail for injury-hit Man Utd
  • Troubled Chelsea fight to boost flagging morale
  • ‘FIFA’s invitation a recognition of AITEO’s noble role’
  • Nigerian sports need better marketing
  • Rohr picks new players for Morocco camp
  • Federal Government targets N3.6 trillion investments in oil, gas infrastructure
  • Operators kick over exclusion from national broadband council
  • Med-view set for Dubai operations, decorates pilots
  • PMB, Kanu and the tsetse fly on the scrotum!
  • The golden jubilee of Pax Africana
  • Endless probe on NNPC
  • Restructuring can’t be done by executive order, says Dogara
  • Fresh rumble in Delta South over Senate race
  • Mass defection to PDP looms, say minority leaders
  • Global accelerex revolutionizes digital payment with NEXGO G2
  • OLX Says NINs can fuel eCommerce
  • MRA inducts NIMC into FOI hall of shame
  • Global accelerex revolutionizes digital payment with NEXGO G2
  • Apple Cranberry Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe
  • Playboy’s First Transgender Playmate Hopes To “Pave Way For Women”
  • 10 New Sex Positions For Women To Try Before 2017 Ends
  • Evans re-arraigned, reverses self, pleads not guilty
  • Harry Potter showcased with bones and cauldrons in London
  • On laughter festivals and women’s hair attachments

(www.guardian.ng)       

 

Punch

  • Pentagon opens Niger ambush probe as new details emerge
  • Troubled Chelsea fight to boost flagging morale
  • Pogba on comeback trail for injury-hit Man United
  • Ligue 1: Neymar, Mbappe primed for PSG-Marseille rivalry
  • $3.7m fraud: Nigerian student jailed for four years in US
  • Aare Ona Kakanfo: Obey, Pasuma, others back Adams
  • ISIS’ support for Boko Haram disturbs me, Buhari admits
  • Buhari’s govt good at lies, says Jonathan
  • Save me from police harassment – Ecobank MD
  • Masked gunman kills CAC pastor in mission house
  • Dasuki spent N650m on national prayer, says EFCC
  • Man rapes only daughter, 15, for three years
  • Hoodlums hijack LAGBUS, rob passengers, conductor
  • 36,000 Nigerians flee to Europe by sea, says FG
  • Politics of national debt sustainability ratios
  • How 30 girls were raped in Yobe IDP camp – PCNI
  • Fifty-year-old rapes toddler to death in Katsina
  • Two die, two injured in road crashes
  • Deaf, dumb man disguises as beggar to steal
  • Navy hands over fake soldier to NSCDC
  • Man jailed for ‘bathing’ girl with hot oil
  • Anambra poll: Osinbajo, Saraki, govs for Nwoye’s rally today
  • Constitution amendment: Dogara briefs govs on devolution, others
  • Okowa presents N298bn budget, says Ojougboh unintelligent
  • Anambra gov election: INEC to provide albinos with magnifying goggles
  • Make public investigative report on SGF, DG, NIA, group tells presidency
  • Constitutional amendment: Devolution of power takes centre stage as Dogara briefs governors
  • Constitution’ll determine our presidential candidate – APC
  • 2019: INEC to recruit one million ad hoc workers
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange suspends trading on Oando shares
  • Barclays to find new investors for 9mobile
  • Nigerians may repay $5.5bn loan for 30 years, says FG
  • Budget: FG to spend N1.16tn more in 2018
  • Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light crude
  • Nigeria lowers 2017 economic growth forecast — Report

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Norway Appoints First Female Foreign Minister
  • Nigeria Has Twice Sold Us Out — Cross River National Front
  • Whooping Cough Kills 11 Children In Kano
  • Alleged Mismanagement: Reps Halt Closure Of NERFUND
  • Cleric Urges Muslims To Pay Regular Visits To Cemeteries
  • University Of Dundee Is Offering Up To £5000 Merit Scholarship For January 2018 Start! Meet UK Delegates In Your City This October For Application
  • Gani Adams: How Yoruba Promoter Became Aare Ona Kakanfo
  • Hate Speech Bill Ill-Advised, Says Obi-Okafor
  • Man, 50, Allegedly Rapes Neighbour’s 3-Yr-Old Daughter To Death In Katsina
  • Buhari-Led Govt Will Accommodate All Nigerians, Adesina Reassures Igbo, Others
  • TSL Raises The Bar In Auto Service, Sales
  • NEMA Staff Down Tools In Borno, As Idps Panic
  • Nigeria Must Borrow Responsibly – Shehu Sani
  • Masked Gunman Kills Ondo Clergyman
  • Troubled Chelsea Fight To Boost Flagging Morale
  • Europa League: Everton Could Face Sanctions As Fan Holding Child ‘Punches’ Player
  • Auto Dealers, Customs On Warpath Over Double Evaluation Of Vehicles
  • Troubled Chelsea fight to boost flagging morale
  • Europa League: Everton could face sanctions as fan holding child ‘punches’ player
  • Neymar, Mbappe primed for PSG-Marseille battle
  • Mancini’s Zenit face CSKA test
  • PDP Chairmanship: Unending romance with military big wigs
  • Gov Obiano, Peter Obi tango over N7.5bn request
  • CBN unveils framework for BVN, Watch-list operations
  • Zenith, GTBank record N302.58bn profit in Q3
  • SON warns importers against cloning Nigeria-made products
  • Naira depreciates further to N360.30/$ in NAFEX
  • Union, Police confirm lock down on Abuja-Lokoja Highway by truck drivers
  • Monkey pox vaccine hoax in S/East: We started running without knowing why —Parents, pupils, teachers
  • Abia community laments bad roads
  • Glitz, pomp as Igwe Iweka celebrates 6th Obiora/Iwaji Obosi annual cultural fiesta

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Nation

  • Africa’s rapid urbanisation can drive industrialisation – UN
  • NDDC, NSIP to tackle poverty in Niger Delta – Ekere
  • Nigeria must borrow responsibly – Shehu Sani
  • Kano Hisbah board received 328 cases in September
  • Greece arrests suspected Islamic State terrorist
  • NEMA resolves workers’ issues, Union ends strike
  • Kenya election board CEO rejected by opposition goes on leave
  • Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock
  • Why Tagbo ’s killer may be a woman
  • Europa League: Giroud snatch late victory for Arsenal
  • Nigeria must borrow responsibly – Shehu Sani
  • 17 governors plot APC chair Oyegun’s removal
  • Evans, others plead not guilty to kidnapping
  • CBN orders banks to keep database of fraudulent customers
  • $2.1b: Bafarawa loses bid to separate trial
  • Europa League: Giroud snatch late victory for Arsenal
  • Racial Abuse: Eniola Aluko Happy after Katharine Newton’s Investigation
  • Kwese TV to Air Anthony Joshua’s Bout Live at ‘Sagamu Day’
  • Nigeria to Spend N6.4Billion on 2018 W/Cup, Others – NFF
  • Nigeria Can Win 2018 World Cup in Russia – Pinnick
  • Quadri gets tricky draw, battles Korean, American stars
  • Best Football Awards: FIFA extends invitation to AITECO CEO
  • Kadpoly lecturers suspend strike
  • NANS hails Gani Adam as new Aare Ona Kakanfo
  • ‘No accreditation, no lecture’
  • Excitement as college holds first games in decades
  • Orphan is best graduating student at OGITECH
  • Lufthansa partners UNILAG for Youth Impact Week
  • S. varsity donates digital library to Enugu college
  • Why Tagbo’s killer may be a woman
  • Stella Damasus to perform at SOD show
  • Tonto Dikeh, Mr Ibu bag chieftaincy titles

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Tribune

  • NDDC backs NSIP to fight poverty in Niger Delta
  • NYSC expands SAED with six new mega centres
  • New Lagos CJ wants prompt signing of death warrants
  • Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose
  • PDP chairmanship: Fayose reiterates call for single candidate from South-West, as Jimi Agbaje visits
  • Edo State plans new estates, towns, targets diaspora community
  • Boko Haram insurgents kill 7 soldiers in Maiduguri
  • Reps investigate oil companies over $14 billion gas flaring penalties
  • Alleged graft: Magu should be jailed for illegal arrest of Ekiti officials —Ekiti Assembly
  • Ekiti House of Assembly adopts report indicting Fayemi, Oni
  • Kogi govt regrets killing of truck driver by revenue collectors
  • Oyo workers can get housing loans in one week, Commissioner
  • Fashola threatens to deport Egbin MD over N125bn debt controversy
  • Fear of privatisation unnecessary ―Fashola
  • Islamic leaders raise alarm over ritual killings in Kwara
  • Former minister, Saidu Isa, dies in Ilorin
  • Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process
  • Mugabe Appoints Minister For ‘Whatsapp And Facebook’ In Zimbabwe
  • Spain to trigger direct rule on Catalonia to crush independence bid
  • Kenya political crisis deepens in run-up to election
  • Top 17 small business blogs to follow on Twitter
  • How to grow your small business with marketing
  • Equities market trades lower by 0.08%
  • SEC orders suspension of Oando Shares
  • Nollywood: Lagos, UNDP train aspiring film-makers
  • JRymes drops Suicidal notes
  • Behold AFRIMA ’s hottest West African men
  • “ Fine Woman ” is out!
  • Ethiopian Airlines graduates 262 aviation professionals
  • Attract inbound tourists to Nigeria, Amachree urges tour operators
  • ANJET confirms speakers for inaugural Tourism Summit
  • Lagos govt hails MSSN ’s contributions to peace, development
  • Aregbesola commends Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation
  • Muslim charities advised on documentation, accountability

(wwww.tribuneonlineng.com)

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